Indiana Transmission Plant II

3360 North U.S. Highway 931, Kokomo, Indiana, United States

Floor Space: 600,000 square feet

Acreage: 61 acres

Product: Components for eight-speed transmission

Employment: 1,834 (1,604 hourly, 230 salaried - combined with Indiana Transmission Plant I)

Union Local: UAW Local 685 and 1302

Plant History: Construction of the facility began in 2002 and the plant launched production in November 2003. FCA US announced in November 2010 that it would invest $843 million for production of a future generation front-wheel drive automatic transmission for use in future vehicles. The plant built its last five-speed transmission in August 2018.

World Class Manufacturing Accomplishments
Indiana Transmission Plant II (ITPII) was awarded bronze status for its results in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) on Oct. 29, 2014. The Kokomo, Indiana, transmission plant becomes the Company’s first transmission plant to achieve the WCM award milestone. WCM is a methodology that focuses on eliminating waste, increasing productivity, and improving quality and safety in a systematic and organized way. It engages the workforce to provide and implement suggestions on how to improve their jobs and their plants, promoting a sense of ownership.


(Updated: January 2019)
 

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